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Mohsen Mostafavi on designs for life

In an interview with BBC World Service broadcaster Peter Day on new trends in design thinking, GSD dean Mohsen Mostafavidiscusses the GSD's Bauhaus legacy and the inherent links between design, business and entrepreneurship. Mostafavi’s 3-minute interview starts about 16 ½ minutes into the story and his comments continue at 25 minutes.

Aug 8, 2013

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Creating Resilient Cities, part 2: studio presentations

Students of the Disaster Field Lab: Creating Resilient Cities proved their mettle Monday, May 13, as they showcased projects with practical implications for intervention and future planning in the communities affected by Superstorm Sandy. Attended by a jury that included Loeb Fellows, GSD faculty, disaster experts and community representatives, they displayed the innovation, creativity, social awareness and problem-solving abilities for which the GSD is famous.

May 28, 2013

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Carpenter Center turns 50

This spring the Carpenter Center is celebrating its 50th anniversary. The event is marked with lectures, public talks, and a new exhibition at the GSD's Loeb library.

Apr 11, 2013

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Zaha Hadid, 10 Years Later

Zaha Hadid discussed recent projects—both realized and unrealized—with a packed house at Wednesday night's lecture, "10 Years Later."

Mar 12, 2013

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Mapping the ephemeral city: GSD students and faculty at the Kumbh Mela

The gigantic pop-up city established for the Hindu festival Kumbh Mela is the perfect crucible for interdisciplinary research. This January 8 faculty and 20 students from the GSD and other Harvard schools are traveling to northern India for fieldwork for the project “Mapping Kumbh Mela.” The initiative is co-led by Rahul Mehrotra (chair of the department of urban design and planning) and Diana Eck (affiliated professor to UPD) with the South Asia Initiative, FAS, HBS and SPH. Read "Mapping the Kumbh Mela" in the Times of India.

Jan 31, 2013